Cabernet Franc in Chinon: Hard to find but easy to drink

Cabernet Franc in Chinon: Hard to find but easy to drink

By Jeff Thoreson The large wine store where I like to go to wander the aisles like the DIY-ers wander around the big-box home improvement centers offers just two bottles of wine from Chinon, France. Really? To me, that’s like Lowes offering just two colors of paint....
Another Round November 2020

Another Round November 2020

New category of wine – Chablis – “the Champagne of Chardonnay”   Jean-Marc Brocard Sainte Claire Chablis 2018: $28.95, France What do I think:  They don’t call Chablis the Champagne of Chardonnay for nothing!  That much more than just Chardonnay for a few bucks...
Golf de Servanes, France

Golf de Servanes, France

At the foot of the Alpilles, the Golf de Servanes was designed by Thierry Sprecher and Gery Watine who took advantage of this postcard setting to imagine a scenic route – PAR 72 – 6049m course. It starts at the foot of the rocks with rolling fairways;...